Robert C. Stever Papers, 1969-1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Stever, Robert C., 1933-
Title
Robert C. Stever Papers
Dates
1969-1982 (inclusive)
Quantity
.63 cubic ft.
Collection Number
(Accession No. 5112-001)
Summary
Papers of Seattle physician who participated in medical missions to North Vietnam and Cambodia in the 1970s.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robert C. Stever is a Seattle physician who was born December 5, 1933. He was educated at Swarthmore College and the University of Pennsylvania, interned at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, and served for 26 years on the medical staff at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound. Stever traveled to northern India and Nepal on a clinical clerkship and worked in Cambodia for two years as a CARE-Medico volunteer. In 1973 he was part of a Quaker medical aid team in Hanoi in Vietnam, and he made a second trip to Cambodia on a Quaker aid team in 1979, after the fall of Pol Pot. His 1990 book, Magic Moments as Paths Cross , describing the above trips to Asia, has had individual chapters published.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Robert C. Stever papers contain .63 cubic feet of papers spanning the period 1969 to 1982. The bulk is contained in one subgroup, American Friends Service Committee, and concerns his medical missions to North Vietnam and Cambodia in 1973 and 1979. His writings constitute the remainder of the accession.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Personal Papers Return to Top

Container(s) Description
Box/Folder
1/1
Biographical Features
1/2
Writings

American Friends Service Committee Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Subject Series -- Hanoi
Box/Folder
1/3
General Correspondence
1973-1974
1/4
Speeches and Writings
ca. 1973
1/5
Reports -- Others
1970, 1973, n.d.
1/6
Press Releases
1973, 1979
1/7
Newsletters
1973
1/8
Photographs
1973, n.d.
1/9
Postcards
1/10
Articles
1969, 1972-1973
1/11
Clippings
1971, 1973
1/12
Ephemera
1972
Subject Series -- Cambodia
Box/Folder
2/1
Historical Features
2/2-3
General Correspondence
1979-1982
2/5
Maps
2/6
Speeches and Writings
1979, n.d.
2/7
Speeches and Writings -- Others
1979-1980, n.d.
2/8
Reports
1979
2/9
Reports -- Others
1979-1980
2/10
Proposals
1980
2/11
Newsletters
1980
2/12
Press Releases
1979-1980, n.d.
2/13
Lists
1979, n.d.
2/14
Photographs
1979, n.d.
2/15
Slides -- A.F.S.C. Cambodia Show
1980
2/16
Notes
1979, n.d.
2/17
Articles
1979-1980
2/18
Clippings
2/19
Ephemera

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Missions, Medical--Cambodia
  • Missions, Medical--Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • Personal Names :
  • Stever, Robert C., 1933- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • Geographical Names :
  • Cambodia
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)